People Operations Manager

| Austin
ESO is seeking an experienced People Operations Manager who will help us scale and maintain our robust People infrastructure and People programs, processes, and tools. They will be responsible for developing and maintaining HR best practices and leading initiatives supporting benefits administration, HCMS, people analytics, and HR processes. The right person for this role is detail-obsessed, thoughtful, energetic, and creative, and thrives in a collaborative, rapidly evolving environment.
Reporting to the Director of People Experience & Operations, you will be part of our People team and be based in our Austin office.
What You’ll Be Doing - the day to day
You will collaborate across the organization to shape, implement, and scale people processes and practices that provide an exceptional experience for our employees across the entire employee lifecycle. You will apply your analytical skills, systems orientation, and data-driven approach to generate meaningful people analytics insights that will help inform people and organizational decisions and strategies. Leading with care, empathy, and enthusiasm you will partner across the broader People team to continue to deliver on our team charter and towards our company mission.

You can expect to:

· Benefits & compensation: own the administration and implementation of US benefits programs and provide high-touch service as the point of contact for employee questions and issue resolution. Partner with our brokerages and utilize market data, analysis and benchmarking to help build competitive and innovative benefits programs for our US employees. You will focus on the US and will collaborate with your counterpart in Northern Ireland on global benefits and compensation programs.
· Tools, processes and systems: be the superuser of our HR systems and know them inside and out. You’ll develop, document and implement processes along with applicable tools, forms and systems to drive operational efficiency without administrative burden for others.
· Data and analytics: design and create reports, dashboards and metrics to facilitate data driven decision making. Data tracking and reconciliation of HR worldwide budget. Assist in HR diligence, deliver exceptional transition experience for employees coming from acquired companies, and expand people best practices, including benchmarking with other companies, soliciting feedback and driving action to improve.
· Policies and compliance: work with our legal team to help craft and update practices and policies that comply with local, state and federal laws and regulations. Work with your counterpart in Northern Ireland to collaborate on matters related to international compliance and global policies. This will include maintaining our US employee handbook and drafting and updating individual policies. You will work with our immigration attorneys to manage and process work visas.
· People programs: partner with People team leadership to execute deliverables and implementation of programs; project management and tracking of people programs and initiatives.
Who You Are - the essentials
· 5+ years' experience in HR/People Operations
· 3-5 years benefits management experience with a fast-growing company
· Experience working with and optimizing HR platforms
· Comprehensive understanding of HR, Payroll, Administrative and Finance business processes, and how they impact HR system and processes
· Proven track record of implementing and scaling people processes, operations and systems
· Experience using advanced project management skills, both independently and collaboratively
· Advanced knowledge of HR compliance, employment laws, best practices and industry standards
· Advanced Microsoft skills (Excel, PowerPoint, and SharePoint in particular)
· Exceptional communication and collaboration skills and ability to handle sensitive matters with tact and diplomacy
· Impeccable judgment and a high level of professionalism when dealing with confidential and sensitive issues
· Meticulous attention to detail with a track record of accuracy and organization
· Self-starter who can navigate in complexity requiring minimal direction
Who You Are - the desirables (It’s a plus if you have): 

· HR certifications, such as PHR/SPHR or SHRM-CP/SHRM-SCP
· Experience at a fast-paced, high growth technology company

Benefits & Perks
ESO offers a comprehensive suite of benefits to promote health and financial security for our employees and their families. For full-time employment you this includes:

- Competitive health plans (medical, dental, & vision insurance)
- PTO (starting at 20 days) & 12 company holidays
- 401(k) with company match
- Telemedicine service provided by ESO
- Savings accounts (FSA, HSA, DCA)
- Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
- Annual health and wellness reimbursement
- Peace of mind benefits such as life insurance, disability insurance, and worksite benefits
- Paid parental leave, new child program, & flexible parental return-to-work options
- Casual office environments and unlimited office snacks and drinks
About ESO
ESO is a fast-paced, growing data, technology, and research company passionate about improving community health and safety through the power of data. We pioneer innovative, user-friendly software to meet the changing needs of today’s EMS agencies, fire departments, and hospitals. We’re small enough to be nimble and fun, but big enough to be a great place to work. We serve thousands of customers out of our US offices and our Belfast, Northern Ireland office. 
Are you ready to Make a Difference? At ESO, we believe in bringing your true self to work every single day. If you don’t match all the qualifications on the job description, we encourage you to apply anyway! We are looking for passionate, innovative, and authentic people to help drive our mission. 
All offers are contingent upon a successful background check. 

ESO is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive work environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. We invite you to consider opportunities at ESO regardless of your gender; gender identity; gender reassignment; age; religion; race; national origin; political affiliation; sexual orientation; disability; veteran status; or other non-merit factor.

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What are ESO Perks + Benefits

Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Intracompany committees
ESO has a culture committee with representatives from multiple locations and functions, focused on promoting a positive culture and environment for all ESO employees.
Daily sync
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Group brainstorming sessions
Open office floor plan
Diversity manifesto
Hiring Practices that Promote Diversity
ESO is dedicated to inclusive recruitment and hiring to promote our commitment to diversity, inclusion and belonging.
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
ESO employees can contribute up to $2700 annually to their FSA
Disability Insurance
ESO provides STD to all employees at no cost. This benefit covers up to 60% of an employee's weekly Salary if out on leave. Employees can also enroll in LTD voluntarily.
Dental Benefits
ESO has two dental plans to choose from, with each plan covering 100% preventative and diagnostic coverage. Our high dental plan also includes benefits for orthodontia.
Vision Benefits
The vision benefits plan covers eye exams with a $10 copay, and includes $150 allowance for glasses and contact lenses.
Health Insurance Benefits
ESO has five medical plans to choose from, including a $0 deductible plan, and a HDHP plan, which includes a HSA account for all enrollees.
Life Insurance
ESO provides Basic Life & AD&D at no cost to employees. Additional Voluntary Life insurance is equal up to $500,000, or five times an employee's annual salary. Spouse and Child Life also available.
Pet Insurance
Wellness Programs
ESO provides a $250 Health & Wellness reimbursement for all employees on an annual basis. This can be used for gym memberships, nutritionist appointments, exercise equipment and much more!
Team workouts
ESO's team fitness initiatives include employee led fitness groups.
Mental Health Benefits
ESO provides an Employee Assistance Program at no cost to employees. This includes unlimited telephone access to EAP professionals 24/7 and 6 face to face visits per calendar year.
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
Employees are eligible to enroll in ESO's 401(k) plan after six months of service. 401(k) will vest automatically for employees, with no additional waiting period after the initial six months.
401(K) Matching
ESO provides employees with a 401(k) matching plan managed by Human Interest. We match 2.5% of contributions up to 5% of an employee's annual gross pay.
Company Equity
Performance Bonus
ESO offers performance bonus plans to certain leadership positions.
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Child Care Benefits
ESO offers a Dependent Care Flexible Spending account designed to help offset dependent care costs for children under age 13
Generous Parental Leave
ESO provides up to 10 weeks paid leave for birth & bonding or 4 weeks of leave for bonding only. We also provide a car seat and week of free meals for the new parent
Flexible Work Schedule
ESO provides employees with a flexible work schedule that includes flexible start and end times.
Family Medical Leave
Employees who have been with the company for 12 months are eligible for 12 weeks of unpaid family medical leave.
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
ESO employees receive between 20 and 30 days per year of paid time off based on years of service. This amount is prorated in the employee's first year.
Paid Holidays
Perks & Discounts
Beer on Tap
Casual Dress
Company Outings
ESO hosts company outings periodically.
Game Room
ESO's game room includes Ping Pong, Pool Table, Video Games, Darts and a tv with streaming capabilities.
Stocked Kitchen
ESO has a fully stocked kitchen including unlimited snacks, coffee and sodas.
Happy Hours
Happy hours are hosted on occasion at the team's discretion or for the larger group.
ESO offers employees free onsite parking.
Fitness Subsidies
ESO will reimburse up to $250 per year for qualified health and wellness expenses such as gym memberships, yoga classes, smoking cessation, etc.
Professional Development Benefits
Lunch and learns
ESO hosts lunch and learn meetings on occasion.
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